Quotes tagged with ignorance (302 quotes found)

Aldous Huxley
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
truth  fact  ignorance  # 417
George Orwell
War is peace.
Mark Twain
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
humor  ignorance  arrogance  # 1446
Walter Cronkite
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
Eoin Colfer
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
ignorance  # 2004
John Lennon
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
life  beatles  ignorance  blindness  # 2787
Cleveland Abbe
My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
life  Great  ignorance  # 3231
Lord Acton
There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
Cannot  simple  ignorance  # 5056
Henry Adams
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
science  education  ignorance  # 5431
John Adams
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
nature  america  ignorance  # 5531
Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
People have said, 'Let's build bridges,' and frankly, I want to do more than that. I would like break to the walls of ignorance between East and West.
Said  ignorance  Build  # 8035
Amos Bronson Alcott
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
ignorance  Ignorant  Malady  # 8529
Alan Alda
I come armed with a really good ignorance. I don't strive toward ignorance. I come by it naturally.
good  ignorance  Toward  # 8630
Maya Angelou
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
alone  ignorance  Survive  # 14489